The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 322 352 268
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -84
Contract jobs citing STL 78 63 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.89% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 99
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£588 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.33%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6876 7047 6321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 30.20% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4877 5133 4597
Average daily rate £420 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 9 £625 -7.40% 7
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 135 (100.00%) C++
2 81 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 79 (58.52%) Multithreading
3 79 (58.52%) UNIX
4 77 (57.04%) Oracle
5 76 (56.30%) SQL
6 69 (51.11%) Linux
7 53 (39.26%) Banking
8 46 (34.07%) Investment Banking
9 43 (31.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (27.41%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (25.93%) Front Office
12 32 (23.70%) Perl
12 32 (23.70%) Low Latency
13 26 (19.26%) Oracle Database
13 26 (19.26%) Windows
13 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (18.52%) Fixed Income
14 25 (18.52%) OO
15 24 (17.78%) Finance
16 23 (17.04%) Unit Testing
17 22 (16.30%) C#
18 21 (15.56%) MySQL
18 21 (15.56%) OLTP
18 21 (15.56%) Shell Script
19 20 (14.81%) XML
20 19 (14.07%) Python
21 18 (13.33%) Java
21 18 (13.33%) Subversion
22 17 (12.59%) Database Tuning

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Multicast
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) Oracle Database
2 21 (15.56%) MySQL
2 21 (15.56%) OLTP
3 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.93%) KDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Subversion
2 15 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.41%) NUnit
4 6 (4.44%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.74%) VTune
5 1 (0.74%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 53 (39.26%) Banking
2 46 (34.07%) Investment Banking
3 35 (25.93%) Front Office
4 24 (17.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 126 (93.33%) Developer
2 125 (92.59%) C++ Developer
3 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
3 10 (7.41%) C# Developer
3 10 (7.41%) Senior C++ Developer
3 10 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
4 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) Development Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 5 (3.70%) UNIX Developer
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Developer
8 2 (1.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (1.48%) Linux Developer
9 1 (0.74%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (0.74%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (0.74%) Senior Quantitative Developer
9 1 (0.74%) C Developer
9 1 (0.74%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (14.81%) XML
3 15 (11.11%) Middleware
4 7 (5.19%) Swing
5 6 (4.44%) .NET
5 6 (4.44%) MFC
6 5 (3.70%) Rendezvous
7 4 (2.96%) FpML
7 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.48%) HTML
8 2 (1.48%) WinForms
8 2 (1.48%) WPF
8 2 (1.48%) HTML5
9 1 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (27.41%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (18.52%) Fixed Income
4 14 (10.37%) Derivative
5 9 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.67%) Equities
6 8 (5.93%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.48%) Physics
8 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.74%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.52%) UNIX
2 69 (51.11%) Linux
3 26 (19.26%) Windows
4 14 (10.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.52%) Multithreading
2 32 (23.70%) Low Latency
3 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.52%) OO
5 23 (17.04%) Unit Testing
6 17 (12.59%) Database Tuning
7 12 (8.89%) TDD
8 10 (7.41%) Scrum
9 9 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (6.67%) OOD
10 8 (5.93%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.19%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.19%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (5.19%) Release Management
11 7 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.19%) Validation
12 6 (4.44%) Project Management
12 6 (4.44%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (56.30%) SQL
3 32 (23.70%) Perl
4 22 (16.30%) C#
5 21 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 19 (14.07%) Python
7 18 (13.33%) Java
8 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.96%) VBA
10 4 (2.96%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Oracle
2 8 (5.93%) Sybase
3 7 (5.19%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.96%) IBM
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Rogue Wave
5 1 (0.74%) Solace
5 1 (0.74%) Tradeweb
5 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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